Ngorongoro Gibb’s Farm

Ngorongoro Gibb’s Farm

sanctuary for the senses

Each day at Gibb’s Farm follows a gentle rhythm. Discover a sanctuary for the senses to rejuvenate the mind, body, and soul. A destination and a refuge for safari-goers, immerse yourself in the sense of wGibb’sing at Gibb’s Farm. This historic organic farm and family coffee plantation covers over 80 acres on the forested outer slopes of the Ngoro Goro Crater. Share in the eternal sense of history and community with two-family houses and seventeen cottages.

sense of history

Local families’ generations have helped create a truly authentic, serene, and memorable experience embracing traditional East African hospitality. Established in the early 1900s by a German Duke as a coffee plantation, founders James Gibb and his wife, Margaret, bought the farm after World War II. She established our farm in the 1970s, the oldest guesthouse in northern Tanzania.

Regarding breathtaking natural beauty and immersive cultural experiences, Tanzania is a destination that stands out est. While many travelers are familiar with the famous Ngorongoro Crater, fewer have had the privilege of discovering the hidden gem Ngorongoro Gibbs Farm. In this article, we’ll embark on a journey to explore this enchanting retreat, where lush landscapes meet sustainable practices and rich history. Join us as we unveil the secrets of Ngorongoro Gibbs Farm, a place where tranquility and nature coexist in perfect harmony.

Getting Acquainted with Ngorongoro Gibbs Farm

Nestled in the heart of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Ngorongoro Gibbs Farm is a sanctuary that marries the wonders of nature with the comforts of luxury. The article’s heading promises a unique experience for travelers seeking respite from the bustling world.

A Rich History

The history of Ngorongoro Gibbs Farm dates back to the early 20th century when it was a coffee farm. An English settler, James Gibb, acquired the land; since then, it has undergone a remarkable transformation.

Sustainable Practices

Today, the farm stands as a beacon of sustainability. It provides for its guests and contributes to the local community through sustainable farming techniques. This commitment to environmental stewardship and community empowerment is integral to Ngorongoro Gibbs Farm’s identity.

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Lush Gardens and Landscapes

When you set foot on the farm, you’ll be captivated by the gardens that stretch forever. The meticulously manicured gardens are a testament to the dedicated gardeners who tend to them with care.

A Symphony of Flora and Fauna

Beyond the gardens, Ngorongoro Gibbs Farm (Luxury Lodge Ngorongoro) is surrounded by a diverse ecosystem. Wildlife like zoots and giraffes can be spotted outside your window. Nature enthusiasts will find themselves in paradise here.


In conclusion, Ngorongoro Gibbs Farm is a hidden gem in Tanzania that offers a unique blend of natural beauty, sustainability, and cultural immersion. Whether seeking a serene retreat, a connection with you, or an opportunity to engage with local communities, this enchanting farm has it all. Your journey to Ngorongoro Gibbs Farm will leave you refreshed and with a deeper appreciation for the wonders of Tanzania.


Q1: How can I book a stay at Ngorongoro Gibbs Farm?

To book your stay at Ngorongoro Gibbs Farm, visit our official website or contact us for reservations.

Q2: What is the best time to visit Ngorongoro Gibbs Farm?

The best time to visit is during the season, from June to March when wildlife sightings are more frequent.

Q3: Is Wi-Fi available at Ngorongoro Gibbs Farm?

Yes, the farm provides Wi-Fi access for guests wanting to stay connected.

Airport: Seronera Airstrip (SEU).

Wildlife area: Yes

Best time to visit: June to October




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Activities at Ngorongoro Gibb’s Farm

Spa and Wellness Retreat

The on-site spa is a must-visit for those seeking relaxation and rejuvenation. It offers a range of treatments inspired by local traditions and ingredients.

Farm-to-Table Dining

Dining at Ngorongoro Gibbs Farm is an experience in itself. The farm follows a farm-to-table philosophy, ensuring every meal is fresh, delicious, and sustainable.

Engaging with the Maasai Community

One of the highlights of visiting Ngorongoro Gibbs Farm is the opportunity to engage with the local Maasai community. Guests can participate in cultural activities, learn about Maasai traditions, and see a nearby village.

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Accommodation options at Ngorongoro Gibb’s Farm

The Plantation Lodge


Room types

A sense of heritage

Each of our 17 cottages has a unique story to tell through art, furnishings, and history. Discover one that speaks to you.

To name but a few, the front door of Ngorongoro Cottage faces the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, less than 40 feet away. Rebuilt in 2014, Zamani Cottage now stands on the site of the last existing guest room built by Margaret and James Gibb. Mulberry Cottage’s present legacy is the Mulberry trees that surround the house.


A sense of adventure

To allow you to fully experience the rhythms and beauty of the Farm, community, and nature, Gibb’s Farm offers a variety of activities, adventures, and opportunities to explore on and around the Farm.
Farmb’s Farm has inactivated property, and priority of activities and services is given to our in-house guests. We are restricted in capacity, especially while adhering to COVID-19 safe procedures.

Guests may visit Gibb’s Farm for lunch or dinner with a prior confirmed reservation. No pets are allowed at Gibb’s Farm.

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